China has gradually recognized that the conventional path of encouraging economic growth at the expense of the environment cannot be sustained. It has to be changed. This article focuses on Chinas efforts towards energy conservation and environmental quality. The article discusses a variety of programs, prices, market-based instruments, and other economic and industrial policies and measures targeted for energy saving and pollution cutting, and the associated implementation and reliability issues. The article ends with some concluding remarks and recommendations.
Energy Saving Environmental Quality Low-Carbon Development Power Generation Energy Prices Market-Based Instruments Economic Policies Industrial Policies Resource Taxes Implementation and Reliability China